July 23, 2008
ValCom Signs Broadcast Network Consultant
ValCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VLCO) (FRANKFURT: VAM), specializing in providing state-of-the-art facilities and the production for the entertainment industry, announced today that it has signed an agreement with experienced Broadcast Network Consultant, Mr. Buddy Winsett, to assist ValCom, Inc. with its future teleport and broadcast plans.
ValCom, Inc. signed nationally recognized pioneer and innovator, Mr. Winsett, as ValCom Studios' broadcast network consultant. Mr. Winsett currently operates a teleport facility located in Clearwater, Florida that provides broadcast support on an as-needed basis, and broadcast carriage of two television networks nationally.
The Clearwater, Florida, facility is the home of ValCom Studios, ValCom's large film library, and a complete teleport/satellite farm that has the capability of broadcasting around the world via internet, radio, or television. The extensive capability of the teleports along with the potential of the broadcast side of the network need to be managed by a seasoned broadcast veteran in order to exploit the maximum potential of the facility and assist ValCom, Inc. with its future plans.
"I am looking forward to a rewarding future with ValCom, Inc., an elite team that is assembled with excellent resources, and has a great depth of experience to draw from," stated Buddy Winsett, President & CEO of Chameleon Communications Group, Inc.
"A seasoned veteran of the television broadcast industry with an impeccable reputation. I've known Mr. Winsett for the past 25 years and am thrilled to have him working with the company as we continue with the implementation of our business plan. Mr. Winsett brings vast knowledge, experience, and contacts to the company that will be instrumental in building this network," said Vince Vellardita, President & CEO of ValCom, Inc.
About Buddy Winsett:
With over 30 years' experience in the satellite communications industry, Buddy Winsett has been instrumental in putting seven full-time national television networks on the air as well as handling live coverage to 154 countries worldwide. He was instrumental in planning and later constructing the facilities which transformed the Home Shopping Network from a small Clearwater, Florida, company to the national merchandising corporation it is today. He performed similar services for the QVC Network in Pennsylvania. He also designed and constructed the initial Atlanta satellite facilities for CNN Headline News (Turner Broadcasting Network) as well as UpSouth Corporation, now one of the nation's largest teleports.
Mr. Winsett has also worked with governmental, educational, and international agencies as well. One of the most prestigious contracts was with NASA for services related to the Voyager II space probe "Neptune Encounter," a large educational television network for the State of Kentucky, and a fully redundant transportable earth station for the State of Missouri School Board Association. The company became the preferred vendor for the People's Republic of China for transportable earth stations, delivering over eighteen units over a five-year period.
Based in Clearwater, FL., ValCom, Inc. is a diversified, fully integrated, Independent Entertainment Company that has been in operation since 1983. ValCom, Inc., through its operating divisions and subsidiaries, creates and operates full service facilities that accommodate film, television and commercial productions with its four divisions comprised of; Studio and Rental, Television and Film, Broadcasting, and Live Theater. ValCom, Inc. has participated in over 100 films, Broadway shows and thousands of episodes of television. ValCom's client list consists of all of the majors such as MGM, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros, Disney, CBS, Sony, NBC, Phantom of the Opera, HSN, and more. For additional information visit www.valcom.tv
From time to time, the company may issue forward-looking statements, which involve risks and uncertainties. This statement may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as actual results could differ and any forward-looking statements should be considered accordingly.
Contact: Investor Relations Lyndi Demers Telephone 727-953-9778 [email protected] Web Site http://www.valcom.tv
SOURCE: ValCom, Inc.